A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -152.2445° West, latitude 59.6143° North, depth = 81.2 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/17 / 2017-09-30 21:15:05 / September 30, 2017 @ 9:15 pm. Event id: ak16962501. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16962501, at00ox4315. The temblor was detected at 11:15:05 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 81.2 km (50 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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